Continuance Requests

Request Information

  • All requests for continuances must be in writing and received by the Town of Port Royal prior to the scheduled court date. All requests for continuances will be presented to the Judge. Continuance requests are not guaranteed approval.
  • Once the Judge has reviewed the request and any other information provided by the parties in the case, he or she will grant or deny the request within 24 to 48 hours. It is the defendant's responsibility to ensure the Judge has answered the request prior to the scheduled court date and if it the request is granted the new court date and time will be set.

    If the Judge has not responded to the request prior to court, the defendant must appear in court to avoid the issuance of a bench warrant for failure to appear.

Continuance Request

You must provide the following information on the Continuance Request Form. Click here Continuance Request Form

  • A Copy of Your Ticket
  • Current Mailing Address
  • Name 
  • Phone Number and Email Address
  • Reason for the Continuance

Submit the Continuance Request

To Submit your complete Continuance Request Form before your Court Date

  • By Mail - Town of Port Royal, Attn: Municipal Court Clerk, PO Drawer 9, Port Royal, SC 29935
  • Bring to Town Hall, 700 Paris Avenue, Port Royal, SC
  • Email to Municipal Clerk